Seeking Imperfection | Body Image, Marketing, and God (Dolive)

Seeking Imperfection | Body Image, Marketing, and God (Dolive)

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Empowering Children in the age of Victoria's Secret

In March 2013, after seeing an advertising campaign for Victoria's Secret that was targeted especially to younger female demographics and much too sexy, Evan Dolive, a concerned father and ordained minister, wrote an open letter calling for Victoria's Secret and other companies to view girls as human beings, not objects.

What happened next was truly amazing. His letter hit a nerve. It was viewed numerous times — 3.9 million times to be exact — and Dolive was interviewed by national news publications and appeared on CNN and Headline News.

Dolive turned his 15 minutes of fame into a labor of love — Seeking Imperfection — a book that's grounded in biblical insights, stories, reflection questions, and prayers for anyone who believes in empowering children to grow up to value themselves for who they are.

Read an excerpt.

About the Author

Evan M. Dolive is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Associate Minister of Family Life at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Longview, Texas. He earned his M.Div. from Lexington Theological Seminary. Dolive has appeared on Headline News, Huffington Post Live, and CNN. In 2013, named him one of the "top five coolest dads" on the Internet. Dolive is married to his high school sweetheart and has three children. His website:

Paperback: 208 pages
ISBN 978-0-8298-2013-3